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An exploration of the world and the work of the most international Catalan filmmaker through the director's entomological vision and his portrayal of the characters and themes he loves and hates.
28 May 2008 (Spain)
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Also Known As:
Bigas Luna: The entomologist gaze
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1 / (anamorphic)
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Did You Know?
2009. Bigas Luna
suggested to Sergi Rubió
that he removed a scene containing explicit sex of the Bigas Luna film Caniche
(1979), which appeared as archive footage in the documentary, so that Sergi Rubió's film would not have problems with censorship in film festivals and on television, and to avoid the possibility of offending audiences. See more
I adore animals. They are... I really love them. I've always had dogs. I have five donkeys, chickens... There are only two animals that I can't stand. One is the fly. I have a horrible relationship with flies. I really hate them. It's a true obsession. I depict it as the devil in my films. This horrific insect that I deeply hate...
In those days (and this is one of those short films) Sergi Rubió
always signed his work with the following link: myspace.com/sergirubio way at the bottom, at the very end of the credits, instead of the name of the production company, the distributor or at least the name of the person who owned the rights, not to mention the closing titles which one would find at the end of just about any commercial film. See more
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